Circular paintings or 'tondi' of this type were especially popular in Florence (see, for example, those by Botticelli and his workshop, also in the Collection). Raffaellino was much influenced by Filippino Lippi in his highly ornamental style and love of winding scarves, flowing hair and fluttering ribbons.
living 1479?; died 1527?
The Virgin and Child with the Magdalen and Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Medium and support
Tempera on canvas, transferred from wood
128.3 x 128.3 cm
Bequeathed by Sir Henry Bernhard Samuelson in memory of his father, 1937
Location in Gallery